The Stout family in Lee’s Summit painted a swing set purple. Their HOA was unhappy, and the case ended up in court, drawing international attention. The family won, but not really, considering legal costs.
Homes associations are meant to keep neighborhoods from turning shabby and to maintain property values. But when homeowners don’t follow their strictly enforced regulations, they may be fined, end up in court or even lose their homes. Here are the
The Meekers represent a growing number of vocal residents upset with their homeowners associations. While many HOAs still support their residents, others now harass them with narrow and odd rules. Fines for violating those rules can be heavy, lead
Sporting KC forward Johnny Russell noted a 9-year-old girl in the stands at Children’s Mercy Park was celebrating her 9th birthday on Saturday, so he gifted her his jersey following SKC's win over Portland.
In 1998, Carl Chinnery, an attorney in Lee's Summit, asked his mother for some recollections of the family's experience with polio in 1942. His mother responded with a detailed letter of how one of his brothers died.
Carol Vincent, 80, got infected with polio on the morning of her 8th birthday in 1946. She remembers being in a hospital ward that was below ground level and that her parents had to peek into because they were not allowed to see her.
Pasquale “Mike” Fatino is suing three Leawood doctors he says misdiagnosed him with cancer. He saved a voicemail in which one of the doctors apologizes for putting him through “at least a week of hell.”
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